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  • New courses available to book from Wednesday 17 August

    New courses available to book from Wednesday 17 August

    Try something new in 2022

    From next Wednesday our Autumn courses will be available to book online or by calling 01856 873535.

    There is a varied programme with some new additions as well as some old favourites.

    12 August 2022

  • Summer Holiday Programme Feedback Sought

    Feedback from parents and carers of children who attended the Council’s 2022 Summer Holiday Programme is being sought.

    The Scottish Government has invested funding in all local authorities for the targeted provision of summer holiday childcare, activities and food for low income families to help with the cost of living.

    12 August 2022

  • Nominations open for GTCS Saroj Lal Award 2022

    Nominations open for GTCS Saroj Lal Award 2022

    Nominations are being sought for educators who go the extra mile in their endeavour to embrace equality and diversity for the second annual GTCS Saroj Lal Award.

    Orkney teacher Theo Ogbhemhe, from Kirkwall Grammar School, was named as the first-ever recipient of the annual award in 2021 in recognition of his outstanding work in challenging discrimination and promoting equality, making society a better place for everyone.

    12 August 2022

  • Temporary Closure of Roads in Kirkwall and Stromness for Filming

    Notice is hereby given that Orkney Islands Council has made an order in terms of section 62 of the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 to ensure the safety of the public and road users while filming takes place.

    The order will be in operation from Monday 15 August, 2022 to Sunday 28 August, 2022.

    11 August 2022

  • Occasional Licences - Steven Bruce - Orkney Theatre, Kirkwall - Concerts

    The Orkney Islands Area Licensing Board has received four applications for occasional licences from Steven Bruce for Orkney Theatre, Kirkwall.

    11 August 2022

School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY

Telephone: 01856 873535

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